Kontoor Brands appoints global head of ESG
Kontoor Brands, the owner of Wrangler and Lee, has appointed Mame Annan-Brown as global head of environmental, social and governance.
In this expanded role, Annan-Brown will lead the integration of Kontoor’s global ESG efforts and will also represent the company as an active participant in organisations promoting ESG issues.
In addition, she will continue to oversee global communications and public affairs, with responsibility across all aspects of global corporate communications, government relations, global philanthropy and charitable giving.
Scott Baxter, president, chief executive and chair of Kontoor Brands. said: “In addition to Mame’s more than two decades of experience at global institutions at the forefront of ESG and sustainable investing, including the World Bank Group and JP Morgan Chase, she also brings a depth of experience in shaping and driving holistic business strategies. We’re delighted to appoint someone of Mame’s calibre and experience to work with our teams to further integrate ESG at Kontoor.”
Annan-Brown will also lead Kontoor’s ESG Council to ensure that the company takes a highly integrated an co-ordinated approach to ESG.
Baxter added. “We’re thrilled to expand Mame’s role to oversee this important element of our business, allowing her to further champion our ongoing commitment to ESG as we work to raise the bar on ourselves and our industry.”
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